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Samsung Galaxy Player to rival iPod touch at CES 2011

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An Apple iPhone with the phone module ripped out is basically an iPod touch. So, what happens when you take the Samsung Galaxy S and remove the phone part out of that? Apparently, it's the up and coming Galaxy Player.

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Verizon’s Samsung Fascinate getting Froyo before year’s end?

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There aren't too many days left in 2010, but Verizon subscribers may be getting a tasty little treat before they see Snooki drop in a ball in Times Square. If you happen to have a Samsung Fascinate, you could be getting the Android 2.2 Froyo update in the next few days.

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Preview videos: Acer Android tablet with gyroscope demo

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The Apple iPad may be the current reigning king in the world of tablets, and will likely hold on to that throne for some time to come. Even so, we will soon be treated to a lot more alternatives, one of which is the Android tablet coming by way of Acer. A number of videos have surfaced on YouTube showing off what this thing can do.

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B&N Nook Color gets upgraded to true tablet PC status?

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When it comes to the world of e-book readers, the Barnes & Noble Nook Color is a fairly unique breed. That’s because it’s really running Android under the hood, making it one of the cheapest Android “tablets” available on the market. B&N has been selling it as an e-reader, but it seems that the device’s status is getting upgraded. How ...

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Dell Streak dropped to just $99.99 from AT&T

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Maybe that larger five-inch screen isn't going over so well with consumers. Maybe more people have turned their attention over to the hot new Google Nexus S for their Android follies. Whatever the case, the Dell Streak has just been hit with a price drop to the sub-three figure mark.

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Android and iPhone get Google Instant search

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Google Instant is now available on iPhone OS 4.0+ and Android 2.2 (Froyo). In case you are not familiar, Google Instant starts to provide search suggestions (and results) as you type in your target search term

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Motorola Admits to Releasing a Bad Froyo Build

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Now, it’s not all bad. The improvements to the phone with the update have been great. There has been an increase in performance and stability, as well as reported improvements to battery life, but there are a few glaring issues that are making users wonder why Motorola seemingly rushed this operating system update.

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Official: Every Samsung Galaxy S to get Froyo update November

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The Samsung Galaxy S Captivate is only showing up at Rogers Canada now, but the platform is available on all four major carriers in the United States. But it needs some new firmware and it seems that update is finally coming down the chute. Want to get in on some Froyo action?

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LG cancels Android 2.2 Froyo tablet slated for 2010 release

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When Google released the Android operating system it was never intended to be used on large screen tablet devices. Some companies went ahead regardless and manufactured tablets with Android in order to create some type of competition for Apple’s iPad, whether that competition really existed or not in terms of sales is another story, regardless, these companies are definitely getting attention in the media.

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HTC Suave is Verizon’s version of G2, gets Binged

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Does it look familiar? It should. From what I can gather, this is going to be very similar hardware to the HTC Desire Z and the T-Mobile G2. It has the same four-row QWERTY keyboard and a very similar looking touchscreen. Dubbed the HTC Suave, this phone appears to be lacking the Quick Keys we find on its stablemates.

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HTC Lexikon adds QWERTY to Droid Incredible

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From the Droid Incredible to the Droid X, the line of Google Android smartphones with Verizon has really put the carrier back on the map with some of the coolest smartphones on this side of the planet. This seems to be continuing with the pending release of the HTC Lexikon.

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Best Buy taking T-Mobile G2 preorders starting today

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Before you get too excited about the prospects of getting a shiny new G2, you should know that the launch date for the Android phone is still scheduled to happen on October 6. The good news, though, is that you can place you pre-order at Best Buy's store to guarantee one in your pocket on launch day.

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Froyo could be fussy on tablets, says Google

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Google has recently commented on the use of Android 2.1, Froyo - on tablets - and well, their words are nowhere near surprising. As everyone joins the tablet race, a lot of corners tend to be cut in order to become “second, to first” in a market largely dominated by Apple. The iPad has the most sales to date, and there's still plenty of space for a successful second place.

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Toshiba Folio 100 Android tablet gets official

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This is the first Android tablet from Toshiba, and should it prove to be reasonably successful, I see no reason why we won't be seeing a Folio 101 or Folio 110 somewhere in the very near future. In terms of this specific device, the Froyo-ness comes with Flash 10.1 support. That should help separate it a little more from the iPad too.

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Huawei Ideos Android 2.2 smartphone for just $150 outright

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ust because you want one of those fancy new Froyo smartphones doesn't mean that you have to sign a lengthy contract or whip out over $500. The kindly folks at Huawei want to help you keep your budget in check and that's why they've revealed the Huawei Ideos. This smartphone is just $150.

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